Children Receiving SSI, 2006

 
Table 15. Number of children receiving federally administered SSI payments with one or more parents who have income and average monthly amount of parental income, by type of income, December 2006
Type of income All children with
parental income
Children with parental income from—
Mother Father
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Number Average
monthly
amount
(dollars)
Total a 581,190 1,231 447,170 925 187,430 1,611
Earned income 407,760 1,547 287,590 1,240 147,330 1,860
Unearned income b 218,700 388 186,460 305 49,630 563
Social Security 75,660 609 58,940 501 23,810 696
Other pensions 5,310 405 3,040 328 3,010 383
Public income-maintenance 97,900 137 92,750 125 11,350 154
Asset income 15,080 45 11,730 35 4,750 55
Other 37,280 607 27,870 516 9,900 832
SOURCE: Social Security Administration, Supplemental Security Record (Characteristic Extract Record format), 10 percent sample.
a. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some parents may receive more than one type of earned or unearned income or both earned and unearned income.
b. The sum of the entries may be greater than the total because some parents may receive more than one type of unearned income.
CONTACT: Clark Pickett (410) 965-9016 or ssi.children@ssa.gov.